Marriage Equality

Read the latest news about marriage equality victories and the continuing fight for gays and lesbians to have the right to marry around the world. See the most recent updates on this international, national, regional, and state-by-state issue, which has been hotly contested by conservatives and far-right religious organizations. Learn about the straight allies who have been advocating for same-sex marriage in the spheres of society, entertainment, and politics, as well as the various opponents of marriage equality who seek to impede the progress of the LGBT rights movement.

LGBT activists in Alabama were so outraged by the anti–marriage equality order issued by the state's chief justice they staged a protest.

January 07 2016 1:40 PM

President Obama sees a parallel in the changes needed to curb violence and the long, unfinished battle for LGBT equality.

January 06 2016 4:48 PM

Roy Moore, a notorious anti-LGBT antagonist, issued an order today demanding probate judges refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

January 06 2016 2:15 PM

The often progressive National Catholic Reporter honors marriage equality plaintiffs Greg Bourke and Michael DeLeon, citing their 'witness as gay Catholics.'

January 05 2016 9:45 PM

A new survey finds that same-sex marriage doesn't evoke anger except among a vocal minority — but mistreatment of LGBT people does.

January 05 2016 7:32 PM

The ruling was 'fundamentally illegitimate,' Cruz says at a campaign stop in Iowa.

January 05 2016 3:51 PM

There's a donnybrook in Ireland over a campaign ad that paints leaders of the opposition as a gay couple, as if there could be anything worse.

January 04 2016 9:54 PM